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AURORA’s Latest Project Spotlights Dallas Teens’ Stories About Migration

AURORA, the Dallas-based public arts organization, is known for its light, video and sound projections on and near buildings around Dallas. But its latest project is shining a light on the migration experiences of teens.

Remote Pyramids Installation, Jan. 23-March 6, 223 W. Jefferson Blvd., Dallas, TX 75208, Video Projection, Jan. 23, 1500 Marilla St., Dallas, TX 75201, Details... | Read More

New Single From Plano’s Songboy Looks Back On Lessons Of Young Love

Art&Seek is highlighting new music from North Texas every Thursday. Click above to hear me talk with John Marc Kohl of indie-pop project songboy for our Music Minute, which airs on KERA FM and KXT 91.7. For more North Texas music, tune in to the KXT Local Show at 7 p.m. on Thursdays. And tell us what you’ve been listening to on Facebook, Instagram or @artandseek on Twitter.

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The Unethical Practices In ‘Do No Harm’ – And The Black Women Who Endure Them

Dr. J. Marion Sims has been celebrated for inventing the modern speculum, for establishing the first hospital entirely for women, for developing new medical procedures, including a treatment for vaginal fistulas. But his achievement with that last breakthrough has been surrounded by extensive, heated debate. It finally became headline news when protestors — in 2018 — had his statue... | Read More

Share Your Fort Worth Memories For Projection Artwork On Iconic Pioneer Tower

If you’re waiting to see Pioneer Tower on the Will Rogers Memorial Complex in Fort Worth light up with a projected video installation, you’ll have to wait a little longer.

Media artists Refik Anadol and David Quayola were expected to debut their mapping video artwork, “Pioneer Tower Dream,” in early February. Due to the increased number of COVID cases, Fort Worth Public... | Read More

Teens Around Texas Are Connecting Through This Opera Club

There’s a new teen opera club on the block. Except it’s virtual.

On Jan. 21, the Fort Worth Opera will host the fourth event by Teen Opera Club of Texas called “Storytelling, Stage Presence and Standing Ovations.”

 “Storytelling, Stage Presence and Standing Ovations.“ Jan. 21. Virtual. Details. 

The educational initiative was launched by the... | Read More

These Dallas Performers Tackle Strained Relationships, Isolation During COVID In “Things Missing/Missed”

This isn’t the first time the Danielle Georgiou Dance Group produced Things Missing/Missed, but it’s taken on a deeper meaning during the pandemic.

Like most of the dance-theater group’s work, the show confronts the complexities of relationships and identities.

 Things Missing/Missed Jan. 13-31. Virtual. Details. 

It tells the story of a couple whose drained... | Read More

Annette Gordon-Reed, Sally Hemings Scholar, Keynotes Dallas Institute’s MLK Symposium

Annette Gordon-Reed, the first African American to win the Pulitzer Prize for history, will be the keynote speaker Monday at the annual Martin Luther King Jr. Symposium from the Dallas Institute of Humanities and Culture.

Since 2006, the Dallas Institute has hosted a symposium to celebrate the legacy of Dr. King. This year, the event will be streamed online.

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Artists James Surls And Charmaine Locke Bring ‘Mayhem And Chaos’ To Dallas

Internationally recognized sculptor James Surls has pieces in collections around the world, including the Smithsonian, the Guggenheim and right here in North Texas at venues including the Amon Carter Museum of American Art.

 Chaos and Mayhem: Charmaine Locke and James Surls, on view through April 3, Opening Reception, Jan. 16, 10 a.m. – 3 p.m., 1426 N. Riverfront Drive, Dallas,... | Read More

Artists James Surls And Charmaine Locke Bring ‘Mayhem And Chaos’ To Dallas

Internationally recognized sculptor James Surls has pieces in collections around the world, including the Smithsonian, the Guggenheim and right here in North Texas at venues including the Amon Carter Museum of American Art.

 Chaos and Mayhem: Charmaine Locke and James Surls, on view through April 3, Opening Reception, Jan. 16, 10 a.m. – 3 p.m., 1426 N. Riverfront Drive, Dallas,... | Read More

Missing The Fort Worth Stock Show? This Gallery Features Artists’ Take On Rodeo

Do you miss going to the Fort Worth Stock Show and Rodeo this year? Yeah, you and the other 1.2 million guests, exhibitors, and competitors who attend the annual event.

The Stock Show and Rodeo began in 1896 and has been a Fort Worth fixture ever since. Before COVID, the only other time the event had only been canceled was in 1943 during World War II.

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